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this morning on the earthquake and the tsunami in japan as well as the new tense development at one of its nuclear power stations. but before we get to that, we want to check in with rosemary because rain is on the way. hi, rosemary. >> good morning to you! today mainly dry. maybe a spritz, that's about it. by sunday we're definitely going to see the rain. tsunami advisories still in place for our local coasts. we'll update you on that in just a few moments. for today we'll be turning cloudy, by tomorrow the rain will return. and into next week looks a bit unsettled with a few storms expected to follow. this morning we are partly cloudy and cool. we'll look at your current temperatures coming up. >>> we start this morning with the very latest on the developing situation in japan following a deadly earthquake and tsunami. the 8.9 magnitude quake hit thursday night, resulting in a 23-foot tsunami that pulverized the northeastern apartment of the coast. today there was an explosion at a nuclear power station and right now a massive military response is underway to help many of those affected
>>> more devastation in japan this morning, as the death toll from that massive quake and tsunami rises. >> also, tens of thousands of people are forced out of their homes amid fears of a nuclear meltdown. >>> fundraising efforts are underway to help the people hurt by that devastating earthquake in japan. >>> and good morning, everyone. welcome to mornings on 2. it is sunday, march 13. >> we do have ktvu's crews here, and in tokyo. we're going to hear from them in a moment. >> first, let's check in with rosemary. >> sunrising at 7:24. still dark out there. in addition to clouds outside our door. that ahead of a storm. the sunrising at 7:24. the best news about that, the sun setting at 7:15. with cloudy conditions out there, we are warmer than we started yesterday. we're tracking the storm, and we'll talk about the wet active pattern, expected as we move through next week as well. all of that coming up in just a few moments. >>> this morning, there are near fears the death toll from the disaster could go over 10,000. this is new video that shows the severity of the disasters in th
're not sure exactly what's happening right now at a crippled nuclear plant in japan but it looks like things are getting a lot worse. >> reporter: cal state orders all of the students study in japan to come home. how the uc policy differs drastically. that and more. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. >>> there's some rain showers coming down. let's get right to steve. >>> well, it's ended now. it's more drizzly, light rain. there's not a lot going on. the computer shows the system moving through. there will be drier air coming in behind that. we're not done yet. there is a little bit of rain towards the east bay but everything seems to be falling apart. towards the south bay there's been light showers, back to the mountains. peninsula, things are on dry side. as we go out wide, you can see there's nothing out in the north bay. >> the roads are wet. so sal has an update on that. >>> this is on the border of orinda and la fayette. this has traffic backed up all the way out to walnut creek. that's a good long way. it's backed up past the ha
>>> the worst earthquake in a century rocks japan. >>> a voluntary evacuation is in place. we'll have more from pacific ca coming up. >> the san francisco police department has closed part of ag the public to stay away from that area. >> and the great grandparents of a bay area man believed they would be reliving an event. >>> welcome, i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. we're following a tsunami. it's moving as fast as a jetliner. a 23-foot tsunami was triggered by that massive 8.9 magnitude quake. a smaller one hit hawaii two hours ago. there's a tsunami warning along the pacific coast, including the bay area where it is expected to hit at 8:08. 300 bodies have been down in the coastal city of san die. 349 are missing. >> this ca trass trophy in japan is having a warning on us in the bay area. a tsunami warning has been issued for the entire area. we have team coverage. we go to sfo where a flight from japan is scheduled to and shortly. first, let's go to ktvu's jade hernandez in pacifica. you have information about the schools. >> reporter: pacifica schools have been shut
>>> also, new nuclear concerns in japan that there is a direct connection to the u.s. navy. >>> it's been an anxious morning for some b.a.r.t. comcommuters -- commuters. >>> right now, hundreds of bay area community college students and their supporters are heading north to the state's capitol. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning to you. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's monday, march 14th. >>> just hours ago, b.a.r.t. took -- took care of one problem. >> sal has more on the coverage. >> what happened? >> the system is running well. allie rasmus has more. >> reporter: well, right now, there are delays of trains coming in san francisco. at the concord station. that brought the strain line and traffic to a complete standstill. news chopper 2 was overhead when it happened. b.a.r.t. officials still don't know why that derailment happened. crews worked overnight to remove the derailed tank -- train. at 4:00 a.m. this morning, the work was complete and selves was restored. back out here live, there were delays. when we talked to commuters this morning, they are re
>>> japan's nuclear crisis is literally reaching the boiling point and just 30 minutes ago, there was another powerful aftershock. we're live from tokyo. >>> and good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, march 15. we've been following the developments from japan. just moments ago, a large aftershock hit. jana, you were on the phone with the producer. what did it feel like? >> reporter: well, i was talking with the executive producer, and just completely out of the blue, i started to hear a noise first and the desk was shaking. it's definitely been the largest aftershock that we've felt here so far. there have been at least four, possibly more that have happened, where we felt it in tokyo. but immediately after ward, i turned on the tv and they showed the lamps swaying and things like that. p was definitely a scare. >> it was a 6.2, is that correct? >> reporter: i haven't had a chance to look at it yet. but definitely large. you know, i did want to bring up one thing, earlier in the week, some of the experts were say
17th. >>> in japan, crews are finishing laying a new cable. it will supply more reliable electricity needed to keep the reactors cool at an earthquake- damaged nuclear plant. restoring electricity to the plant is the best way to avoid a meltdown. nuclears have been overheating since the tsunami knocked out the cooling systems and also destroy thed the -- destroyed the generator. crews were flying missions about 40 minutes each to limit their radiation exposure from the helicopters. >>> meanwhile, the united states has authorized the first evacuations of americans. the state department says chartered planes will be brought in to help private american citizens wishing to leave japan. >>> u.s. citizens are also being urged to defer all nonessential travel to any part of that country because unpredictable wind conditions could spread radioactive contamination. and the u.s. is still telling americans living -- living within 50 miles of the damaged plant to leave the area or at least remain indoors while the japanese government is limiting its warning to people living within 12 miles of th
>>> we've learned a diplomat is confirming radio active fallout from japan has reached southern california. but we have the reason why bay area residents should not be concerned. >>> there's still disturbing overnight news from japan. the big change in the nuclear threat level. >>> also, why this is a nerve- racking morning for thousands of bay area parents. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's friday, march 18th. >>> rain falling in parts of the bay area, windy out there and the big storm is on the way, right, steve? >> that's correct. we've had pockets of moderate rain and then we'll get areas where it's cloudy and the rain lets out. it's already moving in towards mendocino county and for the bay, it's beginning to show itself across the coast. there's area where the rain has picked up, especially towards napa and down towards rodeo and cordelia. south bay had a little bit of rain. looks like it's let up. on the peninsula, there's one band that went through. there's still plenty to come. this front will give us mo
design that survivers are still out there in japan. >>> an international superstar who once hoped to be haiti's next president is shot overnight. >>> let's take a look outside. the roads are still wet. it has been a busy night overnight, and we're going to talk live with the chp, next. >>> good morning to you, giving you a look at somersault this morning. southwesterlies 10 to 15 miles per hour. 46degrees, slightly warmer than yesterday. unsettled weather remains in the forecast. >>> the storm kept chp officers busy overnight. rains are going to continue to fall. with us right now is sam morgan to talk about what the situation is. good morning. >> good morning. how are you? >> i'm good, how are you? how was the night last night? i'm sure it was nonstop busy for you guys. >> officers were busy. most we had were spinouts, and what we call property damage only collision. that mostly results from motorists driving too fast, and following too closely. >> yeah. >> go ahead. >> sorry. when you guys are out there, is the main problem speed? everyone knew the storm was coming, the roads ar
>>> wild weather this weekend in the bay area! more is on the way. and a crisis in japan gets even more critical as radiation seeps into food and the water supplies. and crews respond to a huge early morning fire in the east bay. >>> good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday, march 19th. a wild weekend of weather is ahead of us after really what has already been a pretty wild 24 hours. we have a crew at one of our hardest hit areas, but let's check in first with rosemary to see what is happening right now. >> good morning to you! a lull in what we're looking at for the weekend. we had wild weather yesterday, the thunderstorms we know we had a small tornado in one of our local areas. but we do continue with this weather. getting a little break but a high wind watch expected to move into places overnight. yesterday we saw the gusts reaching 40 miles per hour. they could reach 60 in the overnight hours and tomorrow. we're also tracking radar, little light rain falling in some areas and we'll show you the very latest on that and when we expect the heaviest rain with this ne
>>> just 30 minutes ago, hundreds evacuated from japan arrive back in the bay area. >>> opening statements in the barry bonds trial start today and then the first witness is to be called. why one witness could get arrested. "mornings on 2" starts right now. >>> good morning. i'm dave clark. >> i'm tori campbell. it's tuesday, march 22nd. >>> a fighter jet crashed in libya. this is video we just got in. both crew members were able to eject safely. the military says the jet may have suffered a mechanical problem. the pilot of the jet was retrieved by a marin helicopter while a second was rescued by libyan forces. both men are said to have minor injuries. >>> coming up at:15, we'll have a live report -- at 7:15, we'll have a live report from washington, d.c. with lawmakers' new demands for president obama. >>> as japan works through the nuclear disaster, it just felt its strongest aftershock yet. a magnitude 6.6. it was located off the coast of sendai. now, two hours later, a 6.4 quake hit further south an then 0 minutes later -- 30 minutes later another quake hit north of sendai.
of oakland and whether and brought radiation from japan. the department hazardous materials response team screened the ship early this morning after longshoremen said they were afraid radiation could be inside containers aboard that ship. tests done on friday morning by the coast guard also showed there was no radiation onboard, but the longshoremen who work on the ship are not convinced and say they will not go back to work until more tests are done. >> this is the first vessel that comes from japan since the nuclear accident over there and the fallout. this is more of an occurrence as more ships come over. we need to set a precedent bus this is a billion dollar industry. >> the ship departed 200 miles away from the crippled reactors in japan. the coast guard says people should not worry about radiation from ships that did not travel within 50 miles of those power plants. >>> this morning the u.s. navy is rushing to help cool the japanese power plant still at risk of overheating. these are pictures from the navy and they show the barges loaded with freshwater, water, headed towards the f
in japan, one man's very special sacrifice. >>> the commute is okay, but now we're getting a few glitches and one of them on a very busy commute. more straight ahead. today japanese officials said radiation from that damaged nuclear plant is spreading the sea water faster than originally thought. latest tests show the sea water closest to the plant has 1800 times normal levels of radiation. workers are pumping out the radiation. >>> time now, 7:22 from japan this morning, a story of horror and heroism as people return to a hospital devastated by the tsunami. the tsunami was four stories high and hospital nurses are haunted by memories of people screaming, people they could not move to the roof for rescue. they also remember the sacrifice of a hospital administrator who ran to get a satellite phone and threw it to the roof seconds before he was swallowed up by the tsunami. twelve patients and ten members of the staff are among the dead. >>> here at home more than 150 cities will hold vigils for people of japan tonight. the san francisco vigil begins at 7:00 p.m. the vigil will call for an
. a neighborhood meeting is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. today. >>> now to the latest in japan. the level of radioactive iodide in tap water is -- iodine in top water is two times the recommended for infants. parents are being told not to give their infants tap water. officials say, how far, the radioactive level in tokyo's tap water is not an immediate health risk for the adults. and the u.s. just became the first agency to block food, the import of milk, vegetables and fruits, produced in that area near the power plant. japanese food, by the way, the imports make up less than 4% of all imports. >>> new sh morning, a shooting -- new this morning, a shooting investigation. a woman was shot last night around 10:30 on pine street. police say the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the neck but her injuries are not life- threatening. so far police are not saying anything about the suspects or a possible motive. >>> 7:06. in just 90 minutes from right now, testimony resumes in the barry bonds's perjury trial. the first witness, the key prosecutor will go back on the stand for cross-examination. tara moriarty
:23. theirs rising pressure on japan to expand the evacuation zone around the nuclear power plant. the international atomic agency says japan should extend the zone to 12 miles after detecting signs of radiation contamination. >>> here in california, there's real concern that a radiation alert system just wasn't completely functioning during the japanese nuclear crisis. monitors set up in los angeles, san bernardino and san diego were offline along with several others in the u.s. >>> 7:23. scientists at uc berkeley are conducting their own tests on bay area water, milk and grass. the tests confirm trace radioactive particles from japan can be detected in bay area reservoirs in the soil and in the grass. since cows eat the grass, the radioactivity is showing up in milk. >> it's extremely small impact, if you drink the milk, even the last 40 days. >>> time now, 7:24. well, we get to talk about traffic and sal, you've got a lot of things going on. >> yeah, we do. we do have a lot of problems. one of the biggest is in san francisco's richmond district. we have a closure of park presid
'll compare the difference. >>> we're watching two major developments in japan this morning, a new after shock and a breach in the core. >>> a woman is arrested after causing a lot of damage in berkeley overnight. >>> welcome. i'm dave clark. >> let's get to steve. >>> good morning. we have scattered showers. it will be a day where you can pick anywhere you name. we have a cool unstable air mass. the shower activities lining up from antioch to concorde and into the santa cruz mountains. things have cooled down in mendocino county. from youtville. this line right into walnut creek heading towards 580 and the santa cruz mountains things are picking up. still, scattered showers on the san mateo coastline around half moon bay and towards the san mateo bridge. another busy morning for sal. >>> looks like highway 24 is being hit by a shower. now farther away or a few miles away. 80 westbound looks okay if you're driving out to the mcarthur maze. no major problems. the wind advisories have been lifted. >>> more rain just pound marin county overnight. jade hernandez has more. >> reporter: we've been m
of radiation level detected yet in the sea water in japan. "mornings on 2" begins right now. >>> well, good morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, march 30th. >>> we want to go straight to sal about a fire that you are calling pesky is keeping roads closed. >> that's right, tori. we do have some closures in the area. these are live pictures of firefighters on the roof. it looks like one of the trucks is up there from truck 28 on the roof of oscar's photo lob. fire was reported at 5:30. they got there and they contained it and they found some extension in the back and they had to rush in their with their ladders and hoses. they weren't able to go home as quickly as they wanted. meanwhile, brandon and 7th, that's a live picture of brandon and 7th there. they are still there and they still have a closure. it's a good area to avoid. we'll have more on this and the rest of the traffic news coming up in a few minutes. let's go back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. >>> a neighborhood in the south bay is dealing with a major pr
is planning for a shut down because of part shortages from japan. word has gone out to all 13 of toyota's factories. the dow currently up 44, 12,130. nasdaq up 17. s&p 500 up 5. >>> state regulators will meet to consider a fine of $1 million a day against pg&e because they failed to provide important safety documents following the san bruno pipeline explosion. the punishment would not be decided until pg&e had a chance to defend itself on monday. if approved, pg&e would have to pay the fine. >>> opponents of pg&e smart meters will be speaking out at a utilities meeting. they need to submit a proposal that would let cuss pliers opt out of the smart either practice. opponents say that's a start but think customers should have the ability to opt in. they're worried about health issues from the meters. >>> any concerns about a drought are being rained on after the latest winter storm filled most of the bay area reservoirs to capacity. lock at that. they're releasing water from the reservoir. water districts have to hold on to as much water as possible to meet customer demands while keeping
-ichy in japan. earlier this 0 morning -- early this morning, smoke started to react from number p -- from number 3. the smoke is a sign that overheaters are reacting. officials spent all weekend trying to keep the reactors cool by spraying sea water on them. and they are urging not to overreact to the radiation turning up in vegetables and some water supplies. >>> we have video of an 80-year- old woman and her 16-year-old grand son being rescued -- grandson being rescued. both were conscious but weak. they survived on the food in their refrigerator. is officials estimate the death toll will now exceed 18,000. it could take five years for japan to recover. >>> 7:18. today, the california senate holds a hearing about the lessons california can learn from california's quake and tsunami. this is part of tsunami and awareness and preparedness week. the hearing will focus on the safety of the nuclear power plants and natural gas pipelines. now, representatives from the san onofre and diablo plants will be there testifying along with nuclear safety experts and the response to the tsunami along the coas
. >>> happening now in washington, d.c., a congressional hearing is underway on the nuclear disaster in japan. senate and natural resources committee is gathering information on the current situation at the damaged nuclear plant and its implications for nuclear safety in the u.s. >>> and in japan, the officials there wall the situation very grave after confirming that highly toxic plutonium is seeking from the plant. plant operators say the amount of the pleau toneium is not a -- plutonium is not a risk to humans. but it's evidence that there is a leakage from the facility. >>> hitting a wall, what libyan rebels have been stopped. >>> a muslim civil rights hear something going on right now in washington, d.c. we'll find out about the testimony by a member of the san francisco-based group. >>> good morning. we'll have lows in the 40s and then more clouds in the morning and then fewer in the afternoon. tomorrow mid- to upper 70s are possible. >>> in libya today, government troops drove back an assault of rebel sources on moammar gadhafi's town. this comes after several easy days of opposition.
good. we cloud it up sunday. rain comes back sunday evening. >>> in japan, no damage is being reported this morning after a strong earthquake and small tsunami. video shows buildings swaying the moment the 7.3 quake hit. there are no reports of injuries but there was a small tsunami about 30 minutes after the quake but it did not cause any damage. >>> scientists know what killed about a million sardines inside a southern california marina. beachgoers found 12 to 18-inch piles of fish along the coast at redondo beach yesterday. marin biologists say the fish probably swam in and used up all of the oxygen and died. >>> the u.s. commander in afghanistan is predicting a long and difficult summer. >>> and what was found at a local dog park that is prompting a warning to dog owners. >>> taking a live look at the big board on wall street, stocks are mix. this is the second anniversary of the start of the bull market this week. two years ago, the dow was at 6500. right now, you can see it's up 5 at 12,220. still some concerns about oil prices, which right now, are at $105 a barrel and concern a
since wednesday. >>> san francisco will join the nation in standing with japan tomorrow. vigils are planned in cities tomorrow night. tomorrow is also the 32nd anniversary of the three mile island meltdown in pennsylvania. >>> pacific gas and electric has started rewarding customers on the peninsula and san francisco who cut back on natural gas use after the deadly san bruno explosion. the utility has started sending $25 gift cards to people who reduced their spending in september. a member of our ktvu staff got her card in the mail, and shared it with us. the utility says it sent the cards to 150,000 customers. >>> time now, 8:39. thousands of people are expected to turn out for a free britney spears concert. the marquis is already up at the bill graham auditorium. the concert does again at noon. the pop star is going to be taping several songs for a later broadcast. the concert was supposed to be outside in the castro neighborhood, but was moved inside because of the weather. these tickets are free. but take a look at what we found this morning on craigslist. people are sellin
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